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Pence and Pompeo in Turkey to meet with Erdogan on Syria conflict

Credit: CBS News- Published on October 17, 2019
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have arrived in Turkey to urge the country to stop attacking Kurdish forces in Syria. This comes after the president told reporters the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurds, who fought alongside the U.S. against ISIS. CBS News State Department and foreign affairs...
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Published on October 15, 2019 -  00:43
Erdogan: Turkey Has No Intention Of Declaring A Ceasefire In NE Syria
President Tayyip Erdogan told U.S. President Donald Trump that Turkey will never declare a ceasefire in northeastern Syria. According to Reuters, Erdogan added he was unconcerned by U.S. sanctions over Ankara’s offensive. He also said he told Trump Turkey would “not negotiate with a terrorist organization” in response to Trump’s mediation offer. Erdogan told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Turkey’s incursion into Syria would contribute to counter-terrorism efforts.

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48th vice president of the United States
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Country in Western Asia and Southeastern Europe
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Country in the Middle East
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Iranian ethnic group

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

Salafi jihadist terrorist and militant group
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